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to voters all day long all over america as they left the polls today and 52% told us that the country on the wrong track. 46% said the country is headed in the right direction. and that's more than twice as many as the last time we asked four years ago. when we asked which quality in a ancandidate is most important to them, 29% said a vision for the future. 28% said shares my values. 20% cares about me. and 19% said the most important quality in a candidate is that he is a strong leader. our entire campaign 2012 team is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out
's consequential and making a difference. >> reporter: petraeus, one of america's most decorated soldiers, has called his infidelity unacceptable and unfair to his wife holly who he publicly praised at his military retirement. >> needless to say, i'll never be able to adequately express my love and appreciation for all that she has done. but i can at least say here this morning thanks, hol, i love you. (applause) >> reporter: the f.b.i. is now winding down. no one faces charges. members of congressional intelligence committee, though, are angry they were not put in the loop during the petraeus investigation. but the f.b.i., scott, says with no national security issues involved such notification was not required. >> pelley: bob, petraeus has been talking to some of his friends and i understand you talked to one of those friends today. >> i did, scott. the friend that i talked to says he's been in touch with petraeus on a regular basis since friday. he says petraeus is deeply disappointed in his own behavior. he says his wife hallly is furious about the whole thing. petraeus is telling close ass
him to make america's u.n. ambassador his new secretary of state. susan rice is widely mentioned as the replacement for secretary hillary clinton. but republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham said they questioned statements that rice made after four americans were killed in that september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. it is within the power of a single senator to stop a nomination, which is why the president got his back up today. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation, is outrageous. when they go after the u.n. ambassador apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. and should i choose, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america in the capacity of the state department, then i will nominate
to make the pill available without a prescription. we'll talk to one of america's fiscal cliff. >> the big nut is going to have to be medicare and medicaid. >> pelley: and jim axelrod with a woman on a mission to recover memories sandy washed away. >> the storm can take our houses and possession bus she left us these photos. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. at the end of the most violent day yet in the battle between israel and the hamas government in gaza, secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in jerusalem to try to broker a cease-fire. but late today things looked frosty between the secretary and israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. faces were long and comments were short. she had just flown ten hours, leaving president obama behind on a tour of cambodia throughout this day there were rumors of peace but israel unleashed a ferocious bombardment of gaza from air and sea. the palestinians and gaza fired back. since this started last week, 133 palestinians have been killed in 1,500 israeli air strikes. five isr
longer. >> pelley: ben tracy in los angeles on the danger to america's coasts. and retiring the enterprise. david martin on the biggest battle the warship ever fought, a battle for survival. >> we had to do what we had to do. we had to save the ship. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the u.s. economy is looking significantly stronger tonight than it of did just a short while ago. have a look. the government revised its estimate of third quarter growth from 2% to 2.7. that means the economy was growing more than twice as fast in the third quarter as it was in the second when growth was just 1.3%. so, are we turning a corner or is this a one-quarter wonder? we asked anthony mason to find out. >> reporter: business is looking rosy at the internet retailer new york general manager chris boone is expecting a strong holiday season. in from thanksgiving on, we've got our running shoes on, and we're running and hustling. >> reporter: just had a huge third quarter. sales jumped 15%, and the compan
of america. it's a choice between the return to the top-down economic policies that crashed our economy or a vision that says we've got to build a strong foundation based on a strong and growing middle-class. (cheers and applause) an opportunity for everybody, not just some. >> reporter: in these final frantic days, he's been embraced by bill clinton, in new hampshire, serenaded by bruce springsteen in madison and stevie wonder in cincinnati. today mr. obama had this message for supporters who may have lost some faith over the past four years. >> so you know where i stand. you know what i believe. you know i tell the truth. and you know that i'll fight for you and your families every single day as hard as i know how. you know that about me. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: a top aide tells me that over the past few days the president has grown visibly more relaxed as he slides from rally to rally on air force one, first because he's very confident in the outcome but also because he knows that no matter what happens tomorrow, scott, this is the last race he'll ever run. >> pelley: conf
for all their help and said that president obama had agreed that america would help israel prevent the smuggling of weapons into gaza, which the israelis say all come from iran. >> glor: allen, from your advantage point, will this cease-fire hold? >> that's the $64,000 question. probably it will hold for a while. the problems will start tomorrow, 24 hours after this came into effect. they're supposed to start opening up the blockade on gaza for a freer flow of goods and people. that's hamas' primary condition after an end to the bombings of them. it's not what israel wants to do. that will be the sticking point, jeff. >> glor: allen pizzey in tel aviv. thank you. israel and hamas kept shooting almost until the cease-fire deadline. by then, israel had launched more than 1,500 air strikes on gaza. charlie d'agata is there. >> reporter: today, panicked residents fled their apartment building after an israeli air strike slammed into it. four-year-old abdel-rahman naim was carried from the scene in his father's arms. he was injured by shrapnel and pronounced dead at the hospital. it's n
are expected home by the end of 2014. as we reported here last night, america's ambassador to the united nations, susan rice, has broken her silence about the controversial remarks she made back in september about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in that attack. sharyl attkisson in washington has more on that tonight. sharyl. >> reporter: ambassador rice defended her comment from more than nine weeks ago when she said the benghazi attacks did not appear preplanned. she said that reflected the best intelligence at the time. >> i relied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. i made clear that the information was preliminary and that our investigations would give us the definitive answers. >> reporter: but intelligence officials told congress last week they knew almost from the start that benghazi was likely the work of terrorists, perhaps affiliated with al qaeda. in an appearance on "face the nation" five days after the attack, rice gave no hint of that. >> we d
conceived and created at a time when america had barely been discover willed fall victim to the wandering crowds it draws. allen pizzey, cbs news, vatican city. >> mason: from a masterpiece, we turn to what could be considered a diamond in the rough. next weak, the beatles' first audition tape will be auctioned off in london. the recording was made on new year's day, 1962. 10 songs, all cover versions, performed by john, paul, george and drummer pete best. drummer ringo starr had not yet joined the group. the beatles hoped to get a contract with decca records. ♪ yeah, honey -- >> reporter: but an executive named dick rowe told them they had no future in show business, insisting guitar groups were on the way out. a few months later, the beatles signed with another label, proving they did have a future after all. ♪ gonna find her, gonna find her -- ♪ >> mason: what a future it was. bidding for the tape starts at $30,000. ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance? align can help. only align has bifantis, a patented probiotic
, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america in the capacity of the state department, then i will nominate her. that's a determination i've made yet. >> pelley: this will be a donnybrook. so we asked wyatt andrews to fill us in. >> reporter: ambassador rice ignited the controversy with her assertion five days after the benghazi assault that there was no evidence it was a terrorist attack. this was rice on cbs' "face the nation." >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditate or preplanned. >> reporter: but by that time, several intelligence reports had called it a preplanned attack and republicans complained that rice had been misleading. senators mccain and graham escalated the name call today. >> and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if he didn't know better she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> reporter: when the president then demanded that mccain and graham come after him instead, mccain did. >> if the president thinks that we are picking on people, he really does not have any ide
and if you believe america should be on a better course and if you're tired of being tired then i ask you to vote and work for real change. h theporter: with the campaign in its final hours, romney's hitting four tossup states today fter a weekend of crisscrossing ountrountry as he tries to close t ththe race with the win. >> this is much more than our moment, it's america's moment of s momen and purpose and optimism and we've journeyed far and wide greats great campaign for ica'sca's future and now we're almost home. one final push is going to get us there. >> reporter: romney is still expressing confidence, but in thio yesterday he acknowledged ngth a touch of humor the chance moe president could win. >> if the president were to be reelected -- ( boos) -- it's possible but not likely. ely.ghter) >> reporter: the strain of the campaign is showing, especially on ann romney who says she was emotional as she looked back. okedt really is humbling, it's very touching. >> reporter: and as they took in rter:ge crowd at a colorado aally this weekend, both romneys seem to recognize the hard fough
to the president's success was the changing face of america. anna werner on the new voters who helped push him over the top. captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the cbs evening news with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a spend one-hour edition. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack obama will still be president. this was the scene tonight as the president and the first family returned from chicago aboard air force one. they landed at joint base andrews right outside washington, d.c we will have a look at what you can expect from washington many the future, but first the latest returns. we still can't project a winner the presidential contest in florida, but even without florida mr. obama has 303 electoral votes-- well over the 270 needed for victory. mitt romney ended up with 206. this is the popular vote total. they're still counting, but the president is ahead by nearly three million votes. in
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. but there was a time when those bells were made in america. eventually, there was only one factory left producing the sound of christmas, and now it's gone. however, the owner refuses to surrender to a silent night. but chip reid tells us the owner refuses to surrender to a silent night. >> reporter: beneath the melted metal and burned bricks, 45- year-old matt bevin searched for a familiar sound. for 180 years, this was the site of his family business, bevin brothers. but in may, lightning destroyed his family's history. >> to know that my ancestors for six generations stood on this exact spot and made bells in bell town usa means a lot to me. >> reporter: east hampton, connecticut, is called bell town usa because there were once more than 30 bellmakers here. bevin was last one. bevin brothers made the first bicycle bell in 1865. in 1923, bevin's bells started calling children to the good humor ice cream truck. and one of its bells had a starring role in the christmas classic "it's a wonderful life." >> look, daddy, he says every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings. >> reporter: today, ma
as america's ambassador to the united nations. washington is also splitting tonight over the issue that is going to affect your taxes in just 34 days. that is the so-called fiscal cliff: automatic tax increases and federal budget cuts that will be imposed unless president obama and congress can make a deal on budget reform. not even everyone in the president's own party is with him on this and nancy cordes is on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy? >> reporter: scott, a rift has opened up between the white house and liberal democrats over what should be on the table in these talks. some democrats even say they're willing to let all the bush tax cuts expire, at least temporarily, even if they don't get the deal they want. senator patti murray of washington state is one of them. she says negotiations should focus far more on raising tax revenue than cutting spending. republicans are calling democrats like you "thelma and louise" democrats because you've expressed a willingness to go off the fiscal cliff. >> i'm willing to take a very tough stand and say to those on the other side that
by sharing lessons from hurricane sandy. >> when disaster strikes, we see america at its best. all the petty differences that consume us in normal times, all seem to melt away. >> reporter: both sides acknowledge the storm provided mr. obama with a valuable opportunity to show bipartisan leadership in the closing days of this race. republican new jersey governor and romney supporter chris christie repeatedly praised the president's performance and his compassion. >> you're go it to be okay. everybody is safe. >> reporter: today, mr. obama was back in campaign mode, deriding governor romney's eromise to bring change to washington. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. >> no! >> turning medicare into a voucher is change, but we don't want that change. oveeporter: the president's iveedule over the next five days tells you a lot about his mpaiaign strategy. he'll be spending a great deal of time in ohio and wisconsin, trying to build a midwest firewall to prevent governor romney, scott, from getting 270 electoral votes. >> pelley: well, nancy, governor eymney went
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states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases up the generator three times a day the paits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. s> pelley: and a lot of folks are being told there's no telling when the power will be back. when ting disaster of another kind has wall street worried. it's the deep federal budget cuts and tax endless will kick cuts and tax increases will kick in on january 1 unless congress and the president reach a deal on cutting the deficit. the dow lost 121 points today. that brings the two-day loss to 434 points. this so-called fiscal cliff that hits in seven weeks was designed oc be so painful, that democrats and republicans would have to compromise. but will t
of an era, the end of two of the longest serving football parents in america. over the past quarter century -- >> it's hard. >> reporter: -- they have been to countless games cheering on countless sons. how many boys do you have? [ pause ] >> reporter: do you know? that's the easy question -- maybe not for you. >> twelve boys. >> reporter: twelve boys. okay. twleve boys, 12 football players spaced out just so that at least one of them has been on every team in cokato every year since 1989 -- 24 straight seasons of knee sprains, grass stains and night games. >> go! >> reporter: mom and dad have nary missed a single contest, screaming like teenagers, cursing like true minnesotans. >> oh, sugar! >> reporter: cheering on each child like an only child. >> seth, you got to do it, come on! >> mom and dad, it's very obvious they were passionate about their football and their sports and their kids. >> reporter: steve is the oldest at 38; seth, the youngest at 18. in between, too many to name or for that matter -- >> what, another one? >> reporter: -- even notice them all. >> it's amazing, we didn't
prior to this announcement trying to see if america's national security had been compromised. gary newenberg has been following this still developing story and he has the latest. >> reporter: stories like this often come as surprise, but it's not a cliche to use the word shock in this case. petraeus had a squeaky clean reputation as a by the book career general who climbed the military ladder quickly with success
-serving football parents in america. >> it's hard. >> reporter: over the past quarter century they have been to countless games cheering on count lessons. how many boys do you have? do you know? (laughs) that's the easy question. well, maybe not for you. >> 12 boys. >> reporter: 12 boys, okay. 12 boys. 12 football players spaced out just so that at least one of them has been on every team in cokato every year since 1989. 24 straight seasons of knee sprains, grass stains and night games. mom and dad have nary missed a single contest. screaming like teenagers, cursing like true minnesotans. >> oh, sugar. >> reporter: cheering on each child like an only child. >> you've got to do it! come on! >> mom and dad, it's very obvious they were passionate about their football and their sports and their kids. >> reporter: steve is the oldest at 38. seth the youngest at 18. in between, too many to name. or, for that matter -- what, another one-- even notice them all. he was here and we didn't even miss him. can you imagine all these guys growing up under one roof. >> ma didn't leave the house. we said hey
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